Colino Siguenza (Transfers of Undertakings – Safeguarding of Employeesa Rights – Dismissal By Reason of Transfer – Judgment): ECJ 7 Aug 2018

Reference for a preliminary ruling – Directive 2001/23/EC – Scope – Article 1(1) – Transfers of undertakings – Safeguarding of employees’ rights -Service contract for the management of a municipal Academy of Music – Cessation of the activity of the first contractor before the end of the current school year and designation of a new contractor at the beginning of the following school year – Article 4(1) – Prohibition of dismissal by reason of transfer – Exception – Dismissal for economic, technical or organisational reasons entailing changes in the workforce – Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union – Article 47


C-472/16, [2018] EUECJ C-472/16, ECLI:EU:C:2018:646




Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union 47, Directive 2001/23/EC 1(1)



Human Rights, Employment

Updated: 28 April 2022; Ref: scu.621609